Crockett Dunn, LLC

Crockett Dunn, LLC

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Luddites: How May We Be of Service?

Years ago Dad came home from his business and informed us, “They took away my calculator and replaced it with a computer.” Like so many others during this time, he was pushed into accepting technology change. Just last month, Dad-in-law announced something similar. “I got a computer so I could look up specs on our… Continue reading

CMS is a Beautiful Thing, or Confucianism Part IV

“Good people distinguish things in terms of categories and groups.” In prior Confucianism-inspired posts, we talked about the benefits of using Content Management (CMS) at your website. We’ve made the case for organizing, ordering, and arranging web pages, so now onto breaking bottlenecks in controlling costs and maintaining efficiency while moving forward with today’s standards…. Continue reading

From Web Pages to Web Sites, or Confuciansim Part III

“Good people order and arrange” Had enough Confucius yet? ‘Cause that old dude had the Internet pegged! Remember the days of the coal-and-steam-powered internet, when you had to walk miles in the snow to a university to make changes to your website, and ration your disk space usage because there wasn’t enough to go around?… Continue reading

A History of Web Content & Confucianism

“Study the Past if You Would Divine the Future” Confucius would say: The Internet is a Big Deal. And Big Deals Change, but then return to whence they came. Or something like that. The Internet has been “around” now for several decades. We can trace its beginning to when Tim Berners-Lee “invented” it (and no,… Continue reading

Search Enginge Marketing (SEM) and Optimization (SEO)

Any of you remember when Yahoo was one single web page? Back then, everything was a web page- no “sites” or “portals.” Just everyone and some companies had a nifty “Home Page.” Back then, I held the #1 Yahoo/Alta-Vista result for “Crockett,” because my Duke University Home Page was entitled, “Crockett… Crockett? Crockett!” This apparently… Continue reading

What’s SQL Injection? Some new drug or something?

In a nutshell, “SQL injection” is a way to hack into a website, break it, or otherwise make a big mess of it. SQL is a database language, that uses statements like INSERT, DELETE, and UPDATE. Think of SQL injection as analogous to Microsoft’s buffer overflow problems (you know those windows updates that you get… Continue reading